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National Summary


Cloudy and misty for the rest of the day with fog and drizzle in places with poor visibility. Temperatures of 10 to 14 degrees in moderate west to southwest breezes.


Tonight will continue mild and mostly cloudy with patches of rain, drizzle and fog. Temperatures not falling below 9 or 10 degrees in freshening westerly breezes.


Mostly cloudy on Monday with patches of rain, drizzle and fog generally but heavier spells of rain will occur in some northern areas during the morning. Sunny spells will follow over the northern half of the country in the afternoon, with patchy rain, drizzle and fog continuing elsewhere. A mild, blustery day with temperatures of 11 to 15 degrees in fresh westerly winds.


Monday night will be mainly dry over the northern half of the country with lowest temperatures of 4 to 6 degrees. Rain and drizzle will continue further south with temperatures of 8 to 10 degrees. Tuesday: Some sunny spells in the east and south but mostly cloudy with patches of rain, drizzle and fog. The rain will turn persistent and heavy during the day over Ulster and Connacht. A mild day with temperatures of 11 to 13 degrees in moderate to fresh west to southwest winds.Tuesday night: Mild and cloudy with rain, drizzle and fog. Temperatures not falling below 6 to 10 degrees in fresh westerly winds.Wednesday: Mainly dry over Munster and south Leinster but there will be some patchy drizzle and fog about. After a mainly dry start over the rest of the country too there will be some rain at times through the day and some persistent outbreaks are likely. Temperatures of 9 to 12 degrees in fresh westerly winds. Wet and windy for most Wednesday night and mild.Thursday: Cool and windy with a mixture of sunny spells and passing heavy showers of rain and hail. Highest temperatures of 7 to 11 degrees with fresh to strong northwesterly winds. On Thursday night the winds will ease and showers will die out so there is a possibility that frost will develop with air minima of around zero. Friday will be a bright day with good sunny spells and mostly dry. Some scattered showers in the west and north but these will die out later in the day. Highest temperatures of 7 to 10 degrees with moderate west to northwest breezes. Next weekend will be mild and breezy with rain at times.

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Coastal Reports

Malin Head Automatic

Southwest, 15 Knots, Cloudy, 8 Miles, 1018, Rising slowly

Dublin Airport

West-Southwest, 13 Knots, Drizzle, 4 Miles, 1020, Steady

Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W

West, 10 Knots, Wave ht: 2 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1022, Steady

Roches Point Automatic

West-Northwest, 10 Knots, Cloudy, 16 Miles, 1023, Rising slowly

Sherkin Island Automatic

West-Southwest, 8 Knots, Cloudy, 12 Miles, 1024, Rising slowly

Valentia Automatic

West, 4 Knots, Rain, 0.1 Miles, 1025, Rising slowly

Mace Head Automatic

West, 15 Knots, Light rain, 0.3 Miles, 1022, Rising slowly

Belmullet Automatic

West-Southwest, 9 Knots, Recent fog, 0.6 Miles, 1020, Rising slowly

Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W

Southwest, 7 Knots, Wave ht:0.7 m, 1021, Steady

Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W

Report not available

Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W

West-Southwest, 15 Knots, Wave height not available, 1018, Steady

Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W

West-Southwest, 17 Knots, Wave ht: 2.7 m, 1023, Rising slowly

Sea Area Forecast

Sea Area Forecast untill 1200 Monday 20 February 2017 Issued at 1200 Sunday 19 February 2017

Meteorological Situation at 0900: A humid westerly airflow will persist over Ireland.

Forecast for all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea

Wind: Westerly force 4 or 5. Reaching force 6 for a time overnight from Erris Head to Rossan Point to Fair Head.

Weather: Patches of rain/drizzle/fog.

Visibility: Moderate locally poor.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 1200 Tuesday 21 February 2017: Moderate to fresh westerly winds becoming fresh to strong on western and northern coasts. Further rain/drizzle/fog.

Weather Warnings

Small Craft Warning

Westerly winds will reach force 6 for a time overnight on Irish Coastal Waters from Erris Head to Rossan Point to Fair Head.